Utah State University

Farmer's Feeding Utah State Office Intern

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 3 months ago(1/29/2024 5:04 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
20 hours per week
College of Agriculture & Applied Sc
Nutrition Dietetics & Food Sciences
Advertised Salary
$15.00 per hour
Telework Eligible


Join the USU Extension Create Better Health (SNAP-ED) program and be a part of a comprehensive initiative dedicated to supporting low-income individuals and families. We offer direct education focusing on basic nutrition, culinary skills, and physical activity, catering to both youth and adults in both online and face-to-face settings, contingent upon current conditions. Collaborating closely with community partners, we aim to enhance healthy food access and physical activity opportunities (PSE work) within communities. Furthermore, we extend our outreach and educational efforts through various social media platforms, acting as influencers in these spaces.


We are seeking a qualified individual at the State Office (on the Main Campus of Utah State University – Logan, UT) to work part-time (approximately 20 hours/week for 3 months {May-July 2024}, subject to available grant funding). This intern position primary focus will be on the development of materials and wrap up the logistics of the Farmer’s Feeding Utah Extension grant.


Teaching and Education:

  • Aide in preparing videos that educate on local agriculture and nutrition
  • Develop a toolkit for utilizing local agriculture and nutrition resources.

State Team Support

  • Support program manager with additional grant-related logistics in an organized and timely manner. Tasks may include logistics planning, writing reports, data entry, and others. Tasks will be discussed and updated during a weekly check-in meeting.

Cultural Competency and Community Engagement:

  • Effectively communicate and engage with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Connect and positively connect with various farmers and agricultural experts in Utah.
  • Support state team with culture driven program development.

Program Management and Reporting:

  • Adhere to Create Better Health (SNAP-Ed) policies and procedures.
  • Provide accurate and timely reports to CBH manager as needed.

Compliance and Professional Development:

  • Understand and adhere to USDA and USU guidelines.
  • Maintain confidentiality and comply with the code of conduct required by DWS.
  • Keep certifications and trainings up-to-date.


Minimum Qualifications:

The Summer 2024 state office intern must:

  • Be comfortable talking in front of a camera
  • Be proficient in using technology and computer programs for communication, planning, organizing, and reporting.
  • Be willing to travel to various farms, farmer’s markets, and other locations for recording.
  • Have strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Have a growth/ learning mindset
  • Have experience demonstrating strong organization skills
  • Be willing to contribute to a team, keep accurate records, and do reports as needed.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of Utah Agriculture
  • Understanding of Create Better Health and SNAP-Ed
  • Experience with designing infographics, flyers, handouts, etc. In programs such as Canva, Photoshop, or others.
  • Experience in nutrition education

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV” 
  2. Cover letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application  


**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

$15.00 per hour


Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

University Highlights

Founded in 1888, Utah State University is Utah’s premier land-grant, public service university, with a strong commitment to excellence, access, and inclusion, empowering people to lead successful lives of involvement, innovation, and impact. Utah State provides high-quality education to 27,500-plus students locations throughout the state, including at three residential campuses, eight statewide campuses, and 23 education centers. USU Online educates students from all 50 states and 55 countries. For over 25 years, USU Extension has served and engaged Utahns in all of Utah’s counties. As an R1 research institution, Utah State is dedicated to advancing knowledge through research and scholarly activities, providing a high-quality undergraduate and graduate education at an affordable price.


Utah State is committed to cultivating a community of inclusive excellence where all perspectives, values, cultures, and identities are acknowledged, welcomed, and valued. We seek to recruit, hire, and retain people from all walks of life who will champion excellence in education, research, discovery, outreach, and service. We believe that promoting a strong sense of community and belonging empowers and engages all members of USU to thrive and be successful. Forbes recognized our commitment to employees when they named Utah State the best employer in Utah in 2023. Learn more about USU. 


The university provides a Dual Career Assistance Program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment. Additionally, USU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Office of Human Resources at (435) 797-0122 or hr@usu.edu. 


About the Region

U.S. News and World Report ranked Utah first for its strong economy, fiscal stability, education, and health care. Outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities abound throughout the state, including five national parks, 43 state parks and recreation areas, and 15 alpine ski resorts. The home of USU’s main campus, Logan, is a city of 54,000-plus people in a picturesque mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. The Logan metro area claimed the top spot in the Milken Institute’s 2022 ranking for best-performing small cities in the nation. 


*updated 04/2024

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Cody Carmichael, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

*updated 09/2023


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